Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary

Entry-Level Home Health Aides take home approximately $9.82 per hour on average. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Home Health Aides claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to one in five, and around an eighth earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$12,480 - $39,854
(Median)
$12K
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MEDIAN: $19,797
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$7.98 - $13.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,480 - $39,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.32  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,557 - $29,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $13.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $103.32  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,557 - $29,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,189
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Home Health Aide


Pay for Entry-Level Home Health Aides is the lowest at Comfort Keepers, which has a median salary of $19K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $23K.

Pay Difference by Location


Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Home Health Aides, 8 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+7 percent), Rochester (+6 percent), Columbus (+3 percent), and Harrisburg (+3 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Cleveland and 2 percent less in Tampa, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

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National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 79%
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